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PAWSOME Yard Signs are Available!
A Pack of Bear Paws is roaming the Bear Branch Elementary neighborhood, and they would love to visit your lawn!
We know that school is going to look different for the 2020-2021 school year, but we want to be ready to volunteer as soon as we can. We have no doubt our fearless school leaders will lead our efforts to adapt to this new world, and that could present all kinds of exciting ways to support our kiddos.
Volunteers of the Month:
CURRENT ON-CAMPUS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
BBE Marquee Updater
Please visit the Volunteer tab to see details and sign up.
The following are positions that we currently have open for the 2020-2021 year. Email Mandy Schiele if you have any questions or would like to join our PTA team: email@example.com
Executive Board Positions:
4th VP- Communications
LOOKING FOR WAYS TO SUPPORT BBE PTA?
RAISE FUNDS WHILE YOU SHOP!
Amazon Smile: choose Bear Branch Elementary PTA as your donor choice. AMAZON has a program where you can pick a charity and they give a portion of your purchases to that charity. Bear Branch is on the list and over the past 3 years Amazon has already supported us with gifts totaling 1,464.60! Below are the steps to start your AmazonSmile account.
Box Tops for Education App: Scan your grocery receipts for our school to receive ten cents for every qualifying purchase. If you order curbside or delivery, please forward your receipts via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
KROGER:Every time you use your Kroger card, a portion of your purchase will be donated to the school. School code: 71131 https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow
After another successful year using Membership Toolkit, we are back and ready for another fantastic school year! For those of you joining us again, PTA membership and access to the online directory expired during the summer, so you will need to reactivate your account.
Simply login using the same Membership Toolkit login you've used in the past. Once you've logged in, click on the 'Online Forms' link in the main navigation area to review and update:
- Family Information
- Directory & Publish Preferences
- Update your child's teacher
If you haven't signed up already, please make sure and register NOW. The cost is FREE, and this is the primary communication tool we use and a great resource for BBE families. Registering with the site allows you to access helpful information now and throughout the school year. Please bookmark and visit this site often to stay up to date!
If you have any questions, please send them to email@example.com.
We use Membership Toolkit to make it easy for parents to sign up for volunteering and do all of their PTA purchases and paperwork online. If you do not have an account yet, click the "Register Now" button and then click on the links under the "Parent and Student Information" section:
Your PTA account allows you to:
- Join the PTA
- Sign-up to receive important communications
- Sign-up to Volunteer
- Make a Donation
- Purchase all things for Fall Fest
- Access the online Directory and app
- Access to content website pages just for our families and members
The BBE PTA works hard each year to plan worthwhile programs and events that benefit the children and teachers of our school. By joining the PTA, you not only improve what we offer our children, you become a part of it. Annually, your PTA spends close to $100 per student on:
- Field Trips
- Teacher Appreciation Events
- Field Day Events
- School Parties
- Social Events
- Parent Education
- Special Visitors/Presenters
- And so much more!
We have volunteer opportunities designed to fit every need and personality. Click here to learn about all of our volunteer opportunities and to sign up to become a BBE PTA volunteer today!
November 30: Student Holiday/ Staff workday
December 8: PTA Executive Board meeting
December 16: PTA General Board Meeting
December 18: Class Parties and Early Release
December 21-Jan 1: WINTER BREAK
January 4: Student Holiday/ Staff Workday
DECEMBER TEACHER APPRECIATION:
December: 12 DAYS OF CHEER
2-Deck the Halls
4-Don't Throw in the Towel
7- Lunch Bunch
8- House of Cards
9- Santa's Elves
10- Knock your Socks off
11- Mini Spa
14- Shipley the Best
15- Hug in a Mug
16- You're the Balm
17- On Point
Please view the volunteer tab for more information and to sign up!
2019-2020 Memory Book
Memory Books purchased during the 2019-2020 school year will be distributed in the classrooms to in-person students the week of August 24. Online learners still needing to pick up their book will be distributed the following week. Limited supply of books still available for purchase online at www.Balfour.com
Volunteers of the Month
We are so thankful for our volunteers!